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Munster Side To Face Ulster

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster team to face Ulster has been named ahead of our first game of 2023 at the Kingspan Stadium on New Year’s Day (5.15pm, live on TG4). Jack O’Donoghue captains Munster with six personnel...

Ulster ready for Munster match-up at Kingspan Stadium

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster men are back in action in front of a home crowd as they look to take on Interpro rivals Munster at a packed-out Kingspan Stadium this Sunday (KO 5 15pm) in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby...

Squad named for New Year's Day interpro with Leinster

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have made eight changes to their side for Sunday’s BKT URC interpro with Leinster at the RDS Arena (k/o 7.35pm).   There are starts for Peter Dooley, Dave Heffernan,...

Stat Pack: Leinster v Connacht

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Leinster have scored 44 tries so far this season – more than any other team. Seven of these have come in the first ten minutes of their fixtures, an early strike rate matches only by...

Stat Pack: Ulster v Munster

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster John Cooney made 88 passes in Round 10. However, this was short of his 102 against the Scarlets in September, which remains the most passes by a single player in a match this season Hooker Tom...

United Rugby Championship Round 10 Stats

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster have identified the top players from R10 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Top...

Connacht vs Ulster: the coaches have their say

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of the two Irish derbies will play out at The Sportsground this evening when Connacht host Ulster.   Connacht are coming off a good victory over Benetton (38-19) on 3 December while Ulster...

John Cooney and Dragons RFC Named As First-Ever Winners of United Rugby Championship Unity Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster’s John Cooney and Dragons RFC can today be revealed as the first winners of the new URC Unity Awards. Ulster Rugby scrum-half Cooney picks up the The Difference Maker Award, while Dragons...

URC Unity Awards: The Difference Maker Nominees

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new BKT United Rugby Championship Unity Awards look to recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes. There are two categories - The Difference...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...